Make your own ginny mince pies

You either love them or you hate them, but there is no denying it: mince pies are a staple of the Christmas diet (to use the term loosely). As with most things in life, The Gin Box believe adding a splash of gin to these festive pastries will liven things up a bit! You could pop …

The Gin Box learns how to make gin with New Harbour

The Gin Box recently spent some time with New Harbour learning about the history of this fantastic beverage, different types of gin and various manufacturing techniques as well as what effects botanicals have on the flavor of the gin. New Harbour’s master distiller, Nick Janeka, provided a very informative tasting of various delicious gins. The …

The Gin Box – the perfect festive season corporate gift

The Gin Box are offering various personalisation options to make it extra special. Impress all your clients this festive season with an exclusive, special edition Corporate Gin Box filled with 3 unique gins made by Hope on Hopkins Distillery for The Gin Box. What is included in the Corporate Gin Box: 3 x 200ml Gold, …

Gin: It’s not just the stuff your gran used to drink

Juniper-infused gin brands – and there are a lot – are the hottest tots among South Africa’s cool crowd. By Telford Vice Gin. How many other words can you say legibly when your lips are comatose caterpillars? But this is about drinking, not drunks – the people drinkers step over to sidle closer to yonder …

Bottle of the week: ClemenGold Gin

This is just the spirit for your seraglio or sundowner bungalow in Clifton, writes Neil Pendock That salty old pirate Billy Bones knew he was done for when Blind Pew pushed the black spot into his palm in Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island. South African citrus got the same judgment from the EU when …

Meet the gin ladies

  When a splash of fate and a drop of luck happen to meet at the perfect location, chances are something incredible is brewing somewhere. Three inspiring women who are neighbours and find themselves slap bang in the middle of the fossil-rich Cradle of Humankind, happened to stumble upon something incredible and now their craft …